Category Archives: garlic

Jun 18

Cavatelli & Broccoli

If you’ve got 15 minutes, you’ve got plenty of time to make this for dinner.  If you’ve got a big crowd to feed on a tight budget, remember this dish.  If you love pasta, this is a keeper. Cavatelli & … Continue reading

Posted in broccoli, garlic, Italian, pasta, QuickAndEasy | 3 Comments
May 30

Garlic-Roasted Chicken Breasts

As I mentioned yesterday, I was pretty sick over the weekend.  While Frank and Bella enjoyed the weather, going to BBQs and pool parties, I stayed home and made a big vat of chicken soup. I had 2 breasts leftover … Continue reading

Posted in chicken, garlic, main dishes, QuickAndEasy | 3 Comments
Apr 17

Red Wine and Garlic Marinated London Broil

It’s amazing how your body and food cravings change as the weather does.  When it’s cold, I’m all about soups, stews and other types of comfort food.  The past few days have been in the 80-90 degree range and all … Continue reading

Posted in beef, garlic, grilling, main dishes | 6 Comments
Apr 16

Asparagus Carbonara

Another spring day, another use for asparagus.  And this one is a new favorite! This dish was seriously delicious, even with “thinning it out” by using fat free half and half in place of heavy cream.  I was a little … Continue reading

Posted in asparagus, cheese, garlic, main dishes, pasta, QuickAndEasy | 4 Comments
Mar 30

Pasta with Peas & Eggplant

I’m sure I’m not the only one who cooks with ingredients that their spouse doesn’t like when they’re not home for dinner.  Right?  Raise your hand, friends…nice and high…I know you’re out there. One of the items on Frank’s black … Continue reading

Posted in eggplant, garlic, main dishes, pasta, peas, QuickAndEasy | 2 Comments
Jan 31

Roasted Garlic, Caramelized Leek & Bacon Bites

I haven’t been talking much about it, but I’m pretty freakin’ excited about the Super Bowl.  As a lifelong Giants fan, you can understand why. Once again, the underdog has prevailed.  I LOVE that.  Even when my team isn’t the … Continue reading

Posted in appetizers, bacon, garlic, mozzarella | 10 Comments
Jan 6

Facing my fears

I have admitted here before that I’m much better (and more confident) with cooking than I am with baking.  Part of the reason why I chose to bake everyone’s birthday cakes when I started this blog was to fine tune … Continue reading

Posted in bread, garlic, yeast | 9 Comments
Sep 30

Potato lovers, unite!

I know I’m not the only out there who enjoys a kick-ass home fries recipe.  Do you?  You have to agree – great potatoes are one of the key components of a successful breakfast. Well, I know there’s at least … Continue reading

Posted in Bobby Flay, breakfast, garlic, Italian, peppers, pork, potatoes, QuickAndEasy, side dishes | 4 Comments
Sep 23

An oldie but a goodie

Hooray for appetizers!  I always seem to get excited about them when football season rolls around.  And I guess Sarah does too, since she announced that tailgating/appetizer recipes was the theme for our latest recipe swap. When I saw my assignment … Continue reading

Posted in appetizers, artichokes, cheese, dip, garlic, make ahead | 4 Comments
Aug 11

More from the land of zucchini

I have to be honest – even though it’s coming out of our ears, I’ll never get sick of it.  No matter how you cook or bake it, it’s delicious.  All varieties.  Bring it on.  My doorstep awaits you. It … Continue reading

Posted in garlic, main dishes, pasta, QuickAndEasy, zucchini | 5 Comments